Walter J. BOEHM
Walter J. BOEHM
  • June 24, 1924 - September 22, 2017
  • Amarillo, Texas

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Walter J. Boehm, 93, of Amarillo passed away Friday, September 22, 2017. Walter was born June 24, 1924 in Flatonia, Texas to Otto and Rose Boehm. He married Betty Jane Smith on April 18, 1949 in Ballinger, Texas; they were happily married for 49 years. Walter served his country in the Army from 1944 to 1946 and later served in the Air Force from 1952 to 1959. Walter worked on the railroad from 1950-1952 in Abilene, Texas.

He was a commercial truck driver from 1959 to 1962 and later retired from the United States Fish and Wildlife Services in 1986, after 24 years. Walter was loved by many and never met a stranger. His hobbies included collecting any railroad related items and smoking his tobacco pipe.

Walter was preceded in death by his wife, son; John Patrick Boehm and five brothers.

He is survived by his longtime beloved friend; Loretta Medling, his son and daughter-in-law; Robert and Dianne Boehm, four grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Arrangements under the direction of Memorial Park Funeral Home & Cemetery, Amarillo, TX.